Based on Dr. Kashinath Singh's Hindi novel 'Kashi Ka Assi', a religious satire based on the commercialization of the pilgrimage city, and fake gurus who lure the visitors and tourists. Assi Ghat is a burning ghat on the river banks of Ganges flowing into the middle of Banaras, India. The film is based in a famous, historical locality by the ghat, on the southern end of Banaras (Varanasi).
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On 30 June 2015, the release of Mohalla Assi was stayed by a Delhi court for allegedly hurting religious sentiments.Prior to its release Mohalla Assi leaked online on 11 August 2015. See more